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of problems, the faa has ordered all the new 787 dreamliners grounded for the time being. tom costello covers aviation for us. he's in our washington newsroom tonight with this still-developing story. tom, good evening. >> reporter: hi, brian. this action essentially ground all 787s around the world, because other governments generally follow the faa's lead. the faa's emergency air-worthiness directive says before any other 787 can fly, the operator on the boeing must prove the batteries are safe. >>> on the runway in western japan, an evacuation after the captain of a 787 got a warning light and thought he smelled something burning. the incident comes just a week after the fire in the belly of another 787 in boston. now investigators are taking a hard look at the 787's electrical system and lithium batteries. >> we've had two incidents involving batteries, involving charging circuits, that are under question that have resulted in one case a fire, one case of smoke. >> reporter: today's problem was located near the lithium batteries in the forward bay, underneath the flight deck. behind the n
and the taliban with an endgame in sight. >> woodruff: then, margaret warner looks into the faa's decision to review boeing's troubled 787 dreamliner. >> brown: ray suarez talks with "washington post" reporter cecilia kang, who walks us through the high-tech offerings at this year's consumer electronics show. >> samsung came up with a very interesting 5.5 inch flexible screen that kind of makes you imagine all kinds of possibilities >> woodruff: plus mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by bnsf railway. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: t
: still to come on the newshour: the faa's decision to examine the boeing 787 dreamliner; the buzz on cutting edge technology; and shields and brooks. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: the death toll in a double bombing on a billiards hall in pakistan rose to 86 today. shiites were the target, and today some people refused to bury their dead in protest, demanding the government protect them better. the twin bombings were the worst in a series of attacks yesterday that killed a total of 120 people. in syria, rebel fighters captured control of a major air base in the northwestern part of the country. they seized helicopters and other weapons at the taftanaz base in idlib province. it's the largest military site they've taken so far. meanwhile, in geneva, u.n. envoy lakhdar brahimi met with u.s. and russian diplomats in a search for a political solution in syria. he said later that prospects appear grim. france intervened in mali today to stem an offensive by islamic rebels linked to al qaeda. within hours of arriving, the french launched a
incident this morning in japan where a crack was discovered in a cockpit window. the f.a.a. is concerned of the newly designed electrical power system which caught fire in boston on monday. >> the newer type of a battery that hasn't been looked at in terms of any faults, it is a good battery and we are not sure what happened. ought plane has almost unprecedented use of electronics on board. nippon is set to launch nonstop service from san lows to tokyo with the arrival of a boeing 787 dreamliner. >> new details on a shooting of a high school that inyou are idea a teen. the 16-year-old gunman claims the victim bullied him and a teacher and counselor talks student into handing over the gun. the victim is in critical but stable condition and is expected to undergo surgery today. >> video showing afghan president hard thy -- president karzai having dinner with secretary of state, hillary clinton in washington, dc and at 7:00 a.m. will meet with president obama at the white house for meetings. car difficult is in the united states to discuss security in afghanistan. he has a wish list of mili
, becky. >>> coming up, a live report from phil lebeau. he's in washington preparing for an faa announcement of a special review of the boeing dreamliner. still, warner brothers winning a second level victory, giving it complete commercial. >> the family owned the rights from the creator saying they didn't have the right to make another iteration of superman. >> well, they're going to. we're excited. >>> first, as we head to break, a look at yesterday's winners and losers. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you make 70,000 trades a second... ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ or help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. whatever your business challenge, living with moderate to semeans living with pain.is it could also mean living with joint damage. help relieve the pain and stop the damage with humira, adalimumab. for many adults with moderate to severe ra, humira is clinically proven to help relieve pain and stop joint dama
it was announced the faa would review the airplane, but the authorities stress their belief in its safety. are these just bumps to the road or part of a big problem? joining me earlier, i spoke with paul, who is an expert in aviation. thank you very much for coming in. there is a mixed message from the u.s. regulators. they say the airplane is safe, but they are reviewing its safety. what do you make of that? >> i think the faa wants to assure the public this airplane has met the standards. they're putting together a team to look at it. none of these events look connected. any new aircraft faces these kinds of problems often. when the 777 was introduced, it had problems. it has flown 17 years without a fatality. the 1-380 had cracks in its wings, a very serious on contained engine failure. it is starting to look like a great airplane. new complex structures have problems. >> how we know these are beginning problems and not part of a bigger problem? >> we have to trust the system, and the united states has a very good track record in the introduction of airplanes. i looked it up today, the
more mishaps in japan and under more scrutiny from the faa. phil lebeau joins us this morning from washington. >> the faa announcing in about 15 minutes a special safety review of the 787 dreamliner. we'll be hearing from secretary lahood, along with boeing executives in a bit. here's what the safety review, what it basically comes down to is this. they're going to be looking at the 787's electronics and specifically also looking at the lithium ion batteries. the manufacturing process also under review. an important point, though, the planes will stay in service. you talked about two incidents overnight in japan. these dreamliner incidents happened on an airway that involved a cracked windshield, another was an oil leak on a dreamliner. neither incident resulted in any problems for the crew or the passengers. we talked with the head of public relations for el nappon airways. the question is whether they'll stand by the 787. here's what they told us, we're confident of the safety of the dreamliner and have no plan to conduct any actions to the remaining 787s. if you take a look at s
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as you probably heard. the faa grounding all of the dreamliner planes. the stock has been rebounding though off the lows. currently trading as you see there at 74505. it is, nevertheless, about 1/3 of a buck. phil lebeau at o'hare in chicago with the latest. hi, phil. >> hi, tyler. the focus is shifting about when boeing might find a solution to the dreamliner being grounded. here's the latest with what's happening with the faa and with boeing and some of the dream liners around the world. they're working with the faa on a possible solution. we say possible, the idea being perhaps to come up with a way of testing some of the lithium ion batteries. we'll have more on that in a little bit. more countries and regions of the world have grounded the 787. the focus is making the lithium iotter to be used inside these planes. the concern for the faa is that there's a fire possibility with the lithium ion batteries. that prompted them to grouped the dreamliners. they're checking those in boston with those from japan and comparing what similarities they might find with those two. by the way,
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short. we'll begin with boeing. the faa and other aviation regulators have grounded the company's dreamliners as they look to determine what caused the aircraft's battery to catch fire. there's a look at 73 on the nose, our phil lebeau is at o'hare in chicago with the latest on the aircraft's woes. phil, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, carl. the significance of this grounding is that the dreamliner is really the plane that boeing has built so much of its hopes for the future around. well, now those plans are a bit on delays. only here in the united states action because the fundamental aa covers all of that, but also has been followed by groundings in europe, japan, india. the issue is the lithium-ion batteries. one of the things that we're hearing is they're trying to come up with a way of testing the batteries in order to show they will not fail. they have to prove they are safe. the faa says the batteries represent a potential fire hazard. they said in their grounding statement, we will be taking every necessary step to assure or customers -- this is the boeing chair
announcer ] send the aflac duck a get-well card at getwellduck.com. >>> welcome back. the faa is grounding all boeing 787 dreamliners but the stock made a comeback. let's get the latest developments from phil lebeau. over to you, phil. >> reporter: we're in the phase of this story with the dreamliner where we're waiting for more information, particularly from the faa. here's what's going on right now. investigators for the faa are comparing the batteries from the two incidents, the one in boston and the one this week from japan. seeing what similarities might exist between the batteries that failed. meanwhile, boeing is working with the faa on a possible solution in terms of checking these batteries. it's too early to say that this will be enough to get the dreamliner back in the air, but that's the direction that boeing is working. by the way, the batteries are made by a japanese firm. since last monday, the previous monday the 7th, the sales are down 7% and boeing shares a bit of a comeback after being under pressure, this as a number of industry experts speculate that perhaps the faa mi
in the next half hour, new information released just this morning from the faa. on why the agency is taking a close look at the safety of boeing 787s. >>> and new divide lines for a popular drug millions of people take. why it applies to women only. >>> and storm team4 meterologist tom kierein is back and he changes to the weekend forecast is 70 degrees still a >>> a man is in custody two days after escaping from a hospital ward in tacoma park. the 27-year-old turned himself into police this morning many rockville and he escaped wednesday from washington adventist hospital and police were on heightened alert because he's considered dangerous. >>> the faa is look closely at boeing's newest and most hi-tech jetliners and they are reviewing key systems on the 787 known as the dreamliner. the plane's electrical system the phone focus. m melissa mollet has more with the investigation. >> two more problems were reported today bringing the total number of incidents to five this week alone. a review like this one is unusual and was initiated after problem with the plane's electrical panel. that inc
news. the faa has just moved to ground all 787 boeing dreamliner flights. that's right. the faa says this is until boeing can prove its on board batteries are quote safe and in compliance. this comes after a recent slew of on board fires on these new jets. finally tonight how can the gop start winning national elections again? my pal and our special guest, joe scarborough, the anchor of msnbc "morning joe" is going to join us later. he and i will plot some republican reform. >> first up let's start with boeing. the faa has grounded the boeing 787 dreamliner in the u.s. pending a safeafet check of the plane's lithium batteries. united airlines has already announced it will comply with the order, they have no choice to do so. remember also boeing is a dow component and selling off in the aftermarket and remember this is all related to the recent spate of incidents on board the 787 both here and the united states and in japan. there's been fires in the cockpit on two occasions and fuel leaks as well. our phone phil lebeau will join us with this story. now back to the headline story, pre
and the faa should have looked at this long before now. remember, the faa certified every component of this plane as it was being manufactured, and that is a particular problem. jeff: they also certified of course the batteries on the chevy volt which caused fires as well. this is not good news for the folks at boeing. airlines saying they're thinking about seeking compensation for the loss of the operation of this aircraft, the one that shut down in chicago. deputy chief saying we're analyzing our contract with boeing into perspective for filing for compensation. i cannot read it without glasses. it means we will file for compensation in due time. boeing, batteries. lori: appreciate that update, thanks. so now when the faa first announced the review of the dreamliners, my next guest says he expected the issue to pass quickly if boeing would bring more online. president of an aviation consulting firm. welcome back, mike. now that the faa is grown in the entire 77 fleets, problems perhaps especially with the lithium-ion batteries. is it worse than we initially thought? >> i think so.
the f-a-a is stepping in a developing story. we've been tracking. the f-a-a is temporarily grounding the 7-8-7 dreamliners.over concerns their batteries could catch fire. regulators in india have also ordered it to stop flying the boeing 7-8-7 aircraft. just yesterday. two japanese airlines voluntarily grounded their 7-8-7s after an emergency landing in japan. no one was hurt. the f-a-a order only applies only to u-s carriers, but aviation authorities in other countries usually follow the lead. the only u-s carrier which flies the planes. is united airlines. since july, there has been a growing list of reported issues with the boeing 7-8- 7. including cracked engines, and a fuel leak. >> gary: will warm up a little bit and we will continue that little bit and we will continue that >> jacq[ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or why it doesn't have to be an adventure to stick to your new year's budget. because safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, a case of arrowhead water is just $3.33. folgers is $7.99 for the large size. that's
the faa to ask what is going on. >> we are confident about the safety of this aircraft. but we're concerned about these incident, and we will conduct the review until we're completely satisfied. >> reporter: in one incident, a japan airlines plane leaked with 40 gallons of fuel on the runway. >> japan air center, having pulled your position, we have fire trucks coming to you. >> reporter: a fire started in the belly of another plane shortly after it landed at logan. but passengers had already left. there were two other incidents on 787s in japan, a cracked windshield and an oil leak. boeing instifrts it's not -- insists it's not unusual to run into growing pains. >> every new commercial airplane has issues. >> reporter: united is the only american carrier using the dreamliner. the faa has ordered a team of experts to scrutinize how it was assembled and manufactured. the emphasis will be on the plane's electrical systems which power nearly everything the dreamliner does. the planes will not be grounded during the review. >> i would have absolutely no reservation of boarding one
latest aircraft, dubbed the 787 dreamliner. the faa will begin reviewing how the airliner is designed, manufacturered and assembled, with particular attention to the miles of electrical wiring used instead of heavier hydrallic systems. in a statement, boeing says "we are never satisfied while there is room for improvement. we welcome this opportunity to conduct this joint review." joe schwieterman of depaul university says it is too early for investors to be worried. "investors get nervous when there are these rollouts and there are problems. if this gets worse, boeing's stock could be affected, but i doubt it will be at this point. but who knows what will be revealed as these inspections unfold?" meanwhile, the airline is expanding and contracting on the ground. it's opening its third factory in salt lake city, utah, which will manufacture a tailpiece for the dreamliner, adding 100 jobs. however, it is cutting 160 jobs and scaling back its aerospace plant in el paso, texas, due to defense budget cuts. meanwhile, the faa is out with a warning about exploding coffee filters on board fl
a fire, prompted the faa to figure out what is going on with the dreamliner. >> we are confident about the safety of this aircraft. but we're concerned about these incidents and we will conduct the review until we're completely satisfied. >> reporter: in one incident, a japan airlines plane leaked about 40 gallons of fuel on the runway at boston's logan airport. >> we have fire trucks coming to you. >> reporter: a fire started in the belly of another japan airline's plane shortly after it landed at logan, but passengers had already left. there were two other incidents on 787's in japan. a cracked windshield and an oil leak. boeing insists it's not unusual to run into a few growing pains with a new model. >> every new commercial airline has issues. >> reporter: united is the only american carrier currently using the dreamliner. it says it has inspected its fleet. the faa chief has ordered a team of experts to scrutinize how the 787 was assembled and how its parts were manufactured. the emphasis will be on the plane's electrical systems. the planes
and brake problems. the faa is set to announce a comprehensive review of the dream leaner. >>> and this year mlb will conduct tests on players for hgh. >> the in-season hgh drug test is a huge concession from the players a serious advance in drug testing in baseball. it's interesting to see if the other sports follow suit. >> i think it's great. >> agree. eight minutes after the hour. and jack lew, what an interesting signature this man has. if jack lew, president obama's nominee for treasury secretary gets the gig this scribble may be on all of your money. lew may have the most illegible signature of all time. look at it. it's nothing but a doodle. like nine loops in a row. >> that is something my 2-year-old would do. >> on treasury secretary. yesterday president obama assured the world that the american dollar is, in fact, safe. >> i had never noticed jack's signature. and when this was highlighted yesterday in the press, i considered rescinding my offer to appoint him. jack assures me that he is going to work to make at least one lett lett letter legible, should he be confirmed as secret
, rather. the faa will be doing a comprehensive review of that boeing 787. liz, how serious is it? >> it is serious. this morning, there was a joint press conference with the faa and boeing, and both sides of the aisle, liz, say, listen, this is a safe plane; however, the faa will be probing the design, the manufacture, and assembling of the dreamliner 787. listen to what the faa says about the dreamliner. >> from day one, we worked with boeing to certify these systems and to further ensure that this innovative aircraft meets our high level of safety for the flying public. we believe this is a safe aircraft. >> all right. boeing is the heaviest weight on the dow today, and the faa says, listen, the plane has gone through the toughest certification process ever. boeing out saying, yes, there's 50 dreamliners sold, 800 on back order, no one is canceling. the problems we're experiencing now is no worse than the problems with the 777's introduced in the mid-90s, but here's the deal. i mean, why was the stock under such pressure today? here's why. this airliner relies on more electrica
and the faa is talking about the investigation, passengers seem interested in getting a deal and convenience. live in san jose, abc 7 news. >> looking closer now, despite the fanfare, the dreamliner is the subject of a federal review announced a few hours ago after several high profile mishaps . the faa will review the design of the wide body jet and manufacturing down in the boeing dream drome plant in washington and south carolina. it was launched after a battery caught on fire in boston logan airport earlier this week . despite this, federal officials say the dreamliner is safe to fly. >> we believe, i believe this plane is safe and i would have absolutely no reservation of boarding one of these planes and taking a flight. these planes are safe. >> the dreamliner is boeing's first airplane made entirely out of composit materials. boeing experienced major hicups with the dreamliner campaign includeyy delays that cost the company billions. >> the tanker that crashed in the bay bridge on monday has the go ahead to set sail. the coast guard tarted towing it out less than an hour ago. the coas
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. it has been flagged by one issue after another. it has now been grounded by the faa over in europe. for the month, it is down 2%. on the one hand, it is horrendous and having a pr nightmare, on the other hand, it is what new planes do. the stock is down only 2% for the year. that is not that bad. considering. dagen: the faa joining companies around the world and grounding boeing 7873 liner -- boeing 787 dream liner. jeff: the plane came in from warsaw, it did not the part. it is still on the ground. just one of the planes has been grounded both here, in the u.s., europe, asia, as well as, in the middle east. here is what we know at this point. it is the first time the faa has grounded and aircraft since a historic flight. chicago. american airlines flight 189. it crashed on takeoff. it turned out that the engine fell off that aircraft and went into a barrel roll and crash. thus far, obviously, though boeing dreamliner has been able to avoid any kind of crash or serious problem. the problem is, those lithium ion batteries. there are problems with lithium ion batteries in new vehicle
and usair space. but in reality, all other civil aviation authorities around the world follow what the faa does. that's why we see europe, india, japan all agreeing to ground the 787 in those countries, as well. the reason for this grounding, they want to ensure that the batteries in the dreamliners are safe. this was prompted by the faa looking at the emergency landing in japan just a couple of days ago. that was a second understand with the lithium ion batteries on a dream liner. faa says that a&a battery released electrolytes. these conditions could result in damage to critical damage in structures and the potential for fire in the electrical department. there's the directive grounding the dreamliner at least for the foreseeable futures. meanwhile, lock airline out of poland flew the last 787 into o'hare last night. they had a big festivity canceled here at o'hare. they had to cancel it. you can see the frustration with a lot of executives once they got into chicago. >> we think it's inappropriate to go any further with it. >> who made the call? >> please, this is unfortunate and not th
on a trial basis here in the bay area. earlier this year, faa acting administrator michael huerta showed off the technology at oakland's air traffic control tower. >> there are things that we are doing that are improving the use of the airspace that will result in a lot of benefit right away. what we're going to be able to do is make some remarkable changes in the airspace that will benefit the entire nation. >> reporter: while the benefits of these technological changes may come in time, several different sources worry about security flaws now. nick foster says the same technology that allows anyone with a receiver or a smartphone to track planes in the air also can make this nextgen system vulnerable. >> i'm far from the only one out there who has these skills. in that sense, that's very concerning because i would like to consider myself one of the good guys because i think it's fun to do this stuff. if i can do it, somebody else can. >> reporter: this potential threat has generated attention across the continent. foster teamed with a canadian, brad hanes, to create this demonstration of n
breaking news from the faa tonight. the faa suddenly announced they are grounding the dreamliner. that new plane that ran into trouble. six of the planes are flying for united airlines here in the u.s. and for the latest on what's happened, abc senior national correspondent jim avila joins me. jim? >> reporter: diane, this is a huge blow to boeing. this is the faa telling united it cannot fly the dreamliner 787 starting right now. it's grounded until it can prove to the federal government that the airline has fixed the problem with the battery that continues to overheat. united is the only u.s. carrier flying the 787 so far. the plane of the future is expected to dominate american skies soon. but right now, as you say, only six are flying. there are 50 total flying in the world. most of them in japan. and japanese authorities grounded all of their 787s overnight after a battery warning light and the smell of smoke forced an emergency landing there. panicked passengers were evacuated on the emergency chutes. three people suffered minor injuries, but the most damage has been done to the repu
." the faa's newly sworn-in administrator, michael huerta, ordered a team of experts to scrutinize how the plane was assembled and how its parts were manufactured, with an emphasis on the planes electrical systems. >> "the problems aren't in just one area or one plane. monday: a battery fire in an auxiliary power unit in the belly of one aircraft. tuesday: a fuel leak here because of an open valve." >> "hey, that japan air may know it but they have fuel spewing out the outward left wing quite a bit." while unusual, officials determined it wasn't a wednesday: a signal indicator with the braking system and --friday: a crack in the engine on another. experts say the issues raise questions about whether the faa has an efficient process of certifying planes. >> "the review should continue with the faa looking at their own internal practices on how they certify aircraft to make sure that it is keeping technology aircraft that boeing is building." the faa says it logged 200 thousand hours of technical work on the jet and crews took numerous test flights before certifying it was safe. meantime
." the brakes are on the future of air travel this morning. the faa temporarily grounded the boeing 787 dreamliner to address the potential fire risk from an on-board battery. this move comes after battery failures forced two japanese 787s to make emergency landings over the past two weeks. japan's two largest airliners have also grounded their airline fleet. sandra endo is in washington for us. what exactly is this issue with the plane? >> reporter: the lithium-ion batteries used on boeing's marquee plane, the dreamliner, is in question here. citing a potential fire risk, the federal aviation administration is temporarily grounding all u.s.-operated dreamliners. in a statement the faa says before further flight, operators of u.s. registered boeing 787 aircraft must demonstrate to the faa that batteries are safe and in compliance. united airlines is the only u.s. airline with six dreamliners in service and says it will immediately comply with the directive and nearly all international regulators have also followed suit. boeing, for their part, they are defending their advanced plane whi
that fly the plane joined the f.a.a. in grounding the jets while battery-related problems are being investigated. this morning,ethiopia airlines were the last to fly them best grounding and are grounding them. the f.a.a. called for more inspection of the jet following the emergency landing and evacuation of an ana dreamliner in japan on tuesday. the airline has canceled their service to san jose that launched just last week. >> smart phone users in san francisco will be able to access a new type of restaurant rating not on the food, though. this is about your health, right? >> exactly. so many restaurants in san francisco, believe it or not, more than 3, 500, including a 24 hour diner on church street, one of many, you can check your computer or smartphone and you can tell which served up the best omelet and the health rating. yelp is making it possible and partnering with san francisco's health department to provide restaurant health inspection rating and customer comments in the name of transparency and food safety. restaurant managers and customers we talked to like it. >> i thin
line that continue the risk anything happen. >> the faa's directive followed the emergency landing 0 of 00787 plane in japan. a lithium ion battery overheated and hot chemicals sprayed out of it. eight days earlier, a battery in a different part of the plane overheated, cracked open and caught fire. so the faa has told boeing they have to prove the battery is safe before the dreamliners could fly again. it could take days, weeks, perhaps moss. the battery manufacturer said is too take months to figure out the problem. we know the electrical system is advanced and with the composite body, the key it to being more fuel efficient than any other plane. boeing issued a statement saying we're confident the 787 is safe and we stand behind its overall integrity grit. we'll take every step in the coming days to make sure our customers and the traveling public of the 787s safety and return the airplane to service. >>> in just over a year, dreamliners have thrown a million passengers without any injuries or crashes. the last time the faa grounded plane was in 1979 after a dc-10 crashed, killing
at 11:45. it's being operated by ana. what is being used is the 787 boeing dream liner. the faa will be holding a news conference to launch a major review of the boeing 787 boeing dream liner. this week there were numerous problems reported with the aircraft. one flight had to be canceled because of brake lines with the plane. on monday a dream liner operated by japan airlines had an electrical fire broke out in its battery. this has spark concerns and put a damper on the air sport here. >> i think the more convenient international flights we have here locally is great. i love that. i don't like to have to drive to sfo. so that is good for me. >> reporter: nan will be flying to tokyo five days a week. it's the first direct flight from san jose to asia in six years. it's also the first airport in the bay area to have this dream liner that has been touted as technologically advanced and fuel efficient. coming up later in the morning the media is supposed to be giving a tour of the aircraft. there will be several transportation officials as well as people from ana. we plan on askin
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that way, take note. >> new this morning, after a week of major problems, the faa has ordered a complete review of boeing's brand-new 787 dreamliner passenger jet. a news conference is also planned for later this morning. meanwhile, cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is at the san jose international airport where one of those plans will land this morning. >> reporter: good morning. these new reports certainly marring the celebration here at san jose's airport. the flight is set to leave from san jose headed straight to tokyo. this is a big debut flight. it's supposed to leave at 5 minutes before noon today. it is still on schedule. this is the first boeing 787 dreamliner aircraft to fly from the bay area. this model has been flying for over a year. around 4 a.m. today, the faa ordered a comprehensive review of critical systems in that model. this is video from a few hours ago in japan where one of the planes developed a cracked windshield. another one had a fuel leak. no passengers were injured. no serious consequences. but obviously, concerns. there was al
. >> the ntsb said, this is af plane, feel confident if you are playing it. at the same time, the faa launched a special review looking at reliability and safety of the 787 dreamliner. it'll be run by the faa. but boeing will be assisting in that review and so will some of the suppliers, no doubt, as they look at electronics and use of lithium ion batteries on the dreamliner. remember a lithium ion battery was traced to be the source of the fire of the 787 that caught on fire while parked at a gate in boston on monday. in 2007 the faa made special rules for the use of lithium ion batteries on airplanes because of flammability can concerns. with all of that said, listen to what the head of the faa and secretary of transportation add to say when asked point blank, is it safe to fly the dreamliner. >> there's nothing that data has said that would suggest this airplane is not safe. >> i believe this plane is safe and i would have absolutely no reservation of boarding one of these planes and taking a flight. these planes are safe tp prs. >> another part of the review by the faa, looking at the manu
in flight during a flight over japan. this morning, the faa announcing it is opening an investigation into the aircraft. and how it is made. that announcement comes as silicon valley welcomes its first dreamliner to the san jose airport. >> it arrived after 9:00 a.m. and in less than an hour it will take a new flight of passengers bound for tokyo. in about 25 minutes. nbc bay area's bob riddell is live with more. >> reporter: good morning, marla and laura. there was a ceremony that just wrapped up with the mayor, with the ambassador, u.s. ambassador to japan and the airport's make namesake. at gate 15 to kick off the inaugural flight. all nippon airways flight 1075, the first nonstop flight between here and tokyo to leave in about 30 minutes, the five day-a-week schedule is significant for several reasons. one is the plane itself. the boeing 787 dreamliner, this is the first time the bay area will have regular service with this new state-of-the-art aircraft. when it landed here from tokyo, just around two hours ago, you could tell it was different. the wings sweep upward and the engin
. >> wheat to the faa has said it will work with boeing to develop a corrective action plan to resume operations as quickly and safely as possible. safety really been the key word here. >> the key word as always -- they do not want these planes to be falling out of the sky or how fires on the runway. the federal administration is pledging to work with boeing and in the united states with united airways, the the operator of the planes at the moment, to work at what is going on, in particular with these lithium batteries to see whether there is a flaw or a serious fire risk spreading through the rest of the aircraft. what is not clear is what happens to the 787's operated by all the airline that does listed that are operating outside of the united states. the faa has no authority over them, but what normally happens is because most of the airlines if not all of them fly into u.s. air space at one point or another, the airlines usually acquiesce and do not fly the planes while the temporary ban is going on here in the u.s. aerospace. it is potentially a very serious problem for boeing of
of a nightmare. >> reporter: the faa ordered all boeing 787 dreamliners grounded in the u.s. while the agency investigates problems with the plane's lithium batteries. an emergency landing in western japan yesterday forced two carriers to ground their dreamliner fleet. one person was injured. of the the drew detected a burning smell 45 minutes into the flight, and their instruments showed a battery problem. burn marks were found after the landing. it's the latest in a string of problems for the new aircraft. fuel leaks and a cracked window grounded some 787 flights just this week, and another battery problem sparked a fire on an empty plane in boston. >> at this point, maybe i'd refrain until they worked some matters out. >> reporter: last week, the faa insisted the dreamliner was safe but announced it was looking into the plane's technology, design, and manufacturing. >> the key is to be able to understand what's going on with these aircraft, get them fixed, and make sure that if it's a design issue, make the appropriate change. >> reporter: boeing issued a statement late wednesday saying "w
move, the faa has grounded all 787 dreamliners for safety checks. it was in response to an emergency landing that the dreamliner made in western japan following a reported burning smell in the aircraft's cockpit. reports say investigators are looking into the jets' lithium ion batteries. the timing couldn't be worse, as the aircraft has been under scrutiny for a slew of problems in recent weeks. a morningstar analyst says now could be the time for investors to think twice. "i think it's a big deal for investors. they should be worried when an airline operator that generates profits from one of your products voluntarily decides to forego using that product. it's cause for concern." shares of the company dropped in yesterday's trading session, and in after-hours trading following the faa's announcement. the world will hear tonight what lance armstrong has to say about an alleged doping scandal. oprah winfrey's exclusive interview airs tonight on o-w-n and continues friday night. according to a tweet by oprah, armstrong came ready for the question session. the famous cyslist who once br
, the only airline in the u.s. flying that new plane has six dreamliners. the faa action came the same day as dreamliner made an emergency landing in japan after a cockpit message showed battery problems and a burning smell detected in the cabin. the two biggest airlines in japan have voluntarily grounded their 787 fleets pending safety checks. >>> turning now to a bizarre story involving notre dame star linebacker manti te'o and news that the reported cancer death of his girlfriend was actually a hoax, in fact, the woman never even existed. nbc's kurt gregory explains. >> reporter: notre dame linebacker manti te'o was the centerpiece of a fighting irish football team that shocked experts. recording a storybook season. a highly publicized death of te'o's girlfriend lennay kekua who was believed to help inspire te'o to the top of the college football world. notre dame called that story a hoax. >> this was a very elaborate, very sophisticated hoax, perpetrated for reasons we can't fully understand that had a certain cruelty at its core. >> reporter: the story of the hoax broke on deadspin, a
listed here are backing out. so far, the faa has not taken action. "if the faa gets issues that public safety is at risk, you'll see action, but that hasn't happened because these are confined to 'technical issues" and has not crossed over to the issue of safety." another reason airline analysts say cancellations are unlikely is, in part, because the other option for most other airlines, airbus, has a six-year waiting list for aircraft. the aig board of directors decided not to sue the u.s. government over the 2008 bailout. aig nearly collapsed after making huge bets on bad mortgage investments. the government rescued it with $182 billion. aig repaid the money, and the government made nearly $23 billion in the end. aig threaned a lawsuit, calling terms of the deal unfair to shareholders and the interest rate on the loan excessive. backlash over the lawsuit was building. one congressman issued a statement to aig: "don't even think about it." as herbalife preps to hold its investor meeting this morning, the sec is preparing an investigation into the company. marketwatch.com reports the s
the flight because it was the best price. boeing is talking about the advances on board and the faa is talking about the investigation, passengers seem interested in getting a deal and convenience. live in san jose, abc 7 news. >> looking closer now, despite the fanfare, the dreamliner is the subject of a federal review announced a few hours ago after several high profile mishaps . the faa will review the design of the wide body jet and manufacturing down in the boeing dream drome plant in washington and south carolina. it was launched after a battery caught on fire in boston logan airport earlier this week . despite this, federal officials say the dreamliner is safe to fly. >> we believe, i believe this plane is safe and i would have absolutely no reservation of boarding one of these planes and taking a flight. these planes are safe. >> the dreamliner is boeing's first airplane made entirely out of composit materials. boeing experienced major hicups with the dreamliner campaign includeyy delays that cost the company billions. >> the tanker that crashed in the bay bridge on monday h
. kristen and eric? >> the f.a.a. will conduct more tests over the troubled boeing 787 dreamliner jets. all 50 and commercial service was grounded after a battery exploded in western japan. f.a.a. safety regulators and engineers from boeing are trying to determine where the charges overheated. boeing need to demonstrate to safety official they have a "fix fix" before the dreamliner takes if place that could take days or weeks. the route between mineta san jose international airport and tokyo has been canceled through the end of january. >> those who can spare $40 can avoid the mad rush for seats on the next southwest airline flight, 45 minutes before the flight leaves those who pay $40 are included in the first boarding group. southwest does not have assigned seating so passengers can board in three groups. right now southwest customers who want preferred boarding have to buy a more expensive business class ticket or join a loyalty program. >> coming up, a city divided. a pies of the berlin wall is creating a rift between south bay residents. >> meet the man who left his mark on the 49ers >
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